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Success

By: Amis, Martin (Martin Louis Amis )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1978

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38187

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "According to Amis, his father showed no interest in his work. "I can point out the exact place where he stopped and sent Money twirling through the air; that's where the character named Martin Amis comes in." "Breaking the rules, buggering about with the reader, drawing attention to himself," Kingsley complained. His first novel The Rachel Papers (1973) – written at Lemmons, the famil... View more info

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Across The Chasm

By: Anonymous (Julia MacGruder)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35982

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, corners and spine joints have noticeable rubbing and edge wear, along with small nicks and chips missing. The text pages are generally clean, but there are spots of foxing and finger marks. There is a previous owner's inked initials on the front endpaper. "Julia Magruder (September 14, 1854 – June 9, 1907) was an American novelist. Most of her novels are love stories in which the heroine must face obstacles in pursuit of her goal to find true love.... View more info

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Chinese Bandit

By: Becker, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38426

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very God+ dust jacket. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and neat but have some generalized toning due to the acid content of the pages. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some noticeable wrinkling to the front flap. . "Equally distinguished as a translator, a biographer, a commentator on the popular arts, and a novelist, Stephen Becker brings to his fiction a breadth of experience with world culture and human behav... View more info

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The Blue Danube

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33753

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and small chips missing, along with some sunning / fading to the spine. "Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Six were published... View more info

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The Street Where the Heart Lies

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35617

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear, bumping and nicking and there are two thin strips of paper loss where a previous owner's sticker was removed. "Here is Bemelmans at his very best-rich, ribald, and rollicking. He has set this novel in today's Paris, on a small street in the shadow of Notre Dame. Here you will met Gala, the beautiful and virginal strip teaser..." "In the early 193... View more info

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Reinhart In Love

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38353

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light generalized rubbing. "Eventually, Berger was able to devote himself to writing full-time, particularly after the notoriety gained by his third book, Little Big Man, in 1964. Although he would occasionally put his hand to a short story, a play, or non-fiction article (including a stint as film critic for Esquire) , Berger preferred the long narrative form of the novel, and produced a stead... View more info

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The New Temple

By: Bojer, Johan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35568

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a light slant to the spine of the book. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge nicks, tears and rubbed spots along with large chips to the top and bottom of the spine ends. "A sequel to the Great Hunger, this book tells the story of Lorentz and Louise Holm, whose parents, being too poor to educate them, had sent them off to live with th... View more info

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The Green Roller

By: Bradford, Roark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35975

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is one smallish spot of fading to the top corner of the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author's wife and includes the author signature tipped onto the front endpaper, and dated 1949. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, small chips and several noticeable creases. "Bradford continued to... View more info

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Jersey Street & Jersey Lane Urban and Suburban Sketches

By: Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35937

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a small spot of discoloration to the bottom rear corner of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The book cover art is by Margaret Armstrong. "In 1886, he published a novel, The Midge, followed in 1887 by The Story of a New York House. But his best efforts in fiction were his short stories and sketches Short Sixes (1891) , More Short S... View more info

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Chimes From A Jester's Bells Part I: the Story of Rollo, Part II: Stories and Sketches

By: Burdette, Robert J. (Jones)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bowen-Merrill Company: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32535

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This copy is a First Edition, first printing, with the Bowen-Merrill Company imprint. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. There is some light, but noticeable edge wear, bumping and rubbing to the spine ends, corners and edges. There is some rubbing to the spine joints and rear cover as well. The front cover is decorated in gilt, black and white. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The last several pages have some beginning color on the bottom edge of the text block where the red cloth has bled. "Ro... View more info

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The Rise And Fall Of The Mustache And Other "Hawk-Eyetems"

By: Burdette, Robert J. (Jones)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A. Roman and Company: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35027

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and spine joints have rubbing, bumping and spots of fraying. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. "The front endpapers include a previous owner's inked name, and several ink stamp marks of another previous owner's name. The rear free page has been excised, though no text is missing. This is the author's first book. BAL 1954 notes this San Francisco variant, but specifies the date of 1878 on the title page, Wright III 790 conforms to BAL. OCLC seems to locate no copies with t... View more info

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Goat-Feathers

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31736

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format book - approximately 5 inches by 3 1/2 inches. The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been opened a bit roughly, so the foredges of the text pages are a bit uneven and there are some small tears as well. A previous owner's address label was removed from the front endpaper leaving a slightly rough patch. "No human being ever tells the whole truth about hi... View more info

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Mike Flannery On Duty And Off

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38099

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corner of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. The illustration on the front cover has some light rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story "Pigs Is Pigs", in which a bureaucratic... View more info

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The Moth

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36308

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. There is some light fading to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has edg wear, nicking, several tiny edge chips and rubbing to the spine joints. "James Mallahan Cain (July 1, 1892 – October 27, 1977) was an American author and journalist. Cain vehemently opposed labeling, but he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and is seen as one of the creators of the ... View more info

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Glory And The Lightning

By: Caldwell, Taylor (Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38622

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Neawr Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the bottom corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. There is a small wrinkled tear to the bottom rear flap corner. "In 1934, she began to work on the novel Dynasty of Death, which she and Reback completed in collaboration. It was published in 1938 and became a best-seller. "Taylor Caldwell" was presumed to be a man, and there was some public stir when ... View more info

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The Duke Steps Out

By: Cary, Lucian

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35656

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing and wear, as do the spine joints. There is some generalized light rubbing to the book covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear endpaper has been removed and the rear pastedown page has the title and a previous owner's name inked neatly. "The Duke Comes Back is a 1933 novel by Lucian Cary which tells the story of a retired boxing champion lured out of retir... View more info

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Breaktime

By: Chambers, Aidan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Bodley Head: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38060

ISBN: 0370301226

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. There is some light, generalized toning to the rear panel. This copy has been signed on a small adhered bookplate on the front endpaper. "Aidan Chambers (born 27 December 1934) is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land (1999). For his "lastin... View more info

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The Streets Of Ascalon Episodes in the Unfinished Career of Richard Quarren, Esq.

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38877

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is one spot of discoloration on the rear book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. "Robert was first educated at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, and then entered the Art Students' League at around the age of 20, where the artist Charles Dana Gibson was his fellow student... View more info

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Impatient Virgin

By: Clarke, Donald Henderson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Triangle Books: 1931

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: A35472

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends of the book cover. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and rubbed spots along with several small chips missing. "Because Ruth Robbins was dazzlingly blonde and splendidly put together, the small New England town where she was born and raised thought her fast." "Donald Henderson Clarke (1887-1958) was... View more info

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Whirlwind

By: Clavell, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34932

ISBN: 0340397241

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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